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acetylene
American English: /əˈsɛd(ə)lˌin/
, /əˈsɛd(ə)lən/
British English: /əˈsɛtɪliːn/

Translation of acetylene in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (before noun) acetylene torch
    soplete (masculine) oxiacetilénico
    Example sentences
    • Observers have long known that Titan's atmosphere contains methane, ethane, acetylene and many other hydrocarbon compounds.
    • A delicate 24-hour cooling operation saw roads and houses cordoned off as the emergency services tried to prevent the acetylene, propane and oxygen cylinders from exploding in Thornton Heath.
    • Acrylonitrile is another product of acetylene, formed in a reaction with hydrogen cyanide.

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